Brandon's Recipe Box


Carl’s Crawfish Étouffée

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Crawfish Étouffée is one of our favorite Cajun classics, but many newcomers find the dish tricky.  This recipe is sure to deliver delicious results in a short amount of time.

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RCR Pistolette

Crawfish or Shrimp Pistolettes aka Stuffed Beignets

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Pistolettes are a football shaped brown ‘n serve bread rolls also known as French rolls. The inside of these rolls are carved out and replacing the cavity a delicious concoction of shrimp or crawfish wonderment. As my son says, there is nothing that taste better than 2 carbs together. This ...

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1 A Grits Shrimp-2 (Custom)

Shrimp Grits

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Always a hit at brunches. Just ask that Jenny girl.

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Rice Dressing 2

Yummy Rice Dressing

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This is one of our favorite rice dressing (also known as dirty rice) recipes. Add this to a meatball stew and talk about good!

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Sausage (Custom)

Yummy Spicy Garlic Beans & Sausage

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Yummy spicy beans and sausage – just the right side dish for rice and gravy, or dirty rice. Simply delicioso!

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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

“As a little girl, I used to sit in my Granny’s kitchen in Lafayette and watch her chop the veggies for this fabulous gumbo. It’s very filling, and for me, it’s the ultimate comfort food. It’s made with a lighter roux, and the spice can be adjusted with a little ...

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Boudin (Boudoin – Boudain) Dip

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This recipe is a great dip for parties and holiday fun. A very popular request.

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couchecouche

Cush Cush or Couche Couche

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Also called “Cosh Cosh”, this simple dish was once the everyday “supper” for Cajuns. Served with milk, figs or cane syrup and even (one of my favorites) chopped pork cracklings. It was satisfying and filling. My favorite was eating it with coffee added to my milk and lots of sugar! ...

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RCR Boil Crawfish

Boiled Crawfish

Average Rating: (0 / 5)

The crawfish boil is one the most popular Cajun meals. Cajun seafood boil seasonings (we love Slap Ya Mama’s Seafood boil) do the trick to perfectly season crawfish. This recipe is for the times you don’t have it or can’t buy it. A neat addition to boiled crawfish is adding ...

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RCR C rab Stew

Cajun Meatball Fricassee Stew or Crab Stew aka Fricasse de Boulette

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Another Cajun Classic using the basic roux recipe and ground beef from the family boucherie was and is a popular dish used to feed the masses! This same basic stew is also perfect to make for crab instead of meatballs, if you like. Substitute one pound of crab meat and ...

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Creamy Crawfish Au Gratin

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Average Rating: (4 / 5)

A true Cajun classic. The flavor really is exceptional. This version is meant to be served over rice, pasta or puff pastry.

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RCR Crawfish Cornbread (37) (Custom)

Crawfish Cornbread II

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Average Rating: (0 / 5)

You will sing “Gimme Cornbread” after trying this excellent cornbread.

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boudin

Classic Boudin (Boudoin)

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This is the best classic boudin out there. Boudin is also spelled “boudoin.” Both are proper spellings of the same classic Cajun dish.

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A good gravy dish - a Classic

Stuffed Rolled Round Steaks

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Great flavors of garlic and onion. A good gravy dish.

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a Caillé

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

In memory of his grandmother on her passing in 2006, Brandon, Co-editor of the website, writes: Annie Mae Abshire was born, raised, married and lived in Kaplan, LA, for all 88 years of her life. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be missed by all. With ...

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